Re: [holistichelping] MPs taxation: send congrats SMS to Hon. Muthama!
- Dear Colleagues
Very good ...
But maybe also there should be messages going to the other MPs to ask
them what they are going to do in this regard
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On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 3:20 AM, George Nyongesa <grnyongesa@...> wrote:
> Dear Kenyans and friends of Kenya,
> To pay tax is a patriotic act that all of us must be proud of. To resist or
> evade tax as it is with crooked businessmen and our MPs should be
> abhorred. However, in an out of the ordinary move, one of our legislators
> has boldly broken ranks with his colleagues to join Kenya's taxpayers
> army. He has instructed in writing the National Assembly clerk, with a copy
> to the Kenya Revenue Authority, that he has voluntarily accepted to be taxed
> on his salary and allowances. I am convinced that with more pressure from
> Kenyans and friends of Kenya, more and more MPs will follow suit, whether
> grudgingly or voluntarily, to pay tax. Please join me and send a message
> to Hon. Johnstone Muthama on his number:
> +254 724 256 664 , saying "Welcome to the club of
> Citizen's with honour". "In this world nothing can be said to be certain,
> except death and taxes." -Benjamin Franklin, 1789.
> George Nyongesa
> Bunge la Mwananchi
> +254 720 451 235
> Bunge la Mwananchi is a member of Kenya National Civil Society Congress.